Apr 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
overnight, which is kind of rare to wake up to numbers like this. livermore, 67 degrees. 66, napa. santa rosa. the locations waking up to these mid and upper 60s benefiting from north winds. you can see the north wind at 18 in fairfield. the reason we have a wind advisory up for solano county. not much wind around san jose. completely different story. for the coast, south of san francisco, we have patchy fog, gusty conditions inland. highs in the mid-80s. 70s and 80s today and trending cooler. highs today, san francisco, still climbing into the 70s. 78 in oakland. closer to 80 in san jose. mid-80s inland today. what you will notice in the seven-day forecast, temperatures starting to drop off start willing tomorrow. you'll notice a little bit of cooling effect as the winds turn on shore and then morning miss the coming our way. your forecast for the weekend looks pretty nice. >> the weekend always looks nice despite the forecast. we are looking to 880. look at the tail lights northbound bunching around high street. a traffic break a few minutes ago. you notice the lights pushing you over
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
, napa and livermore, 20 degrees warmer than 24 hours ago, all because of the winds which have been fairly strong out of the north and to the north bay and east bay hill tops. wind advisory out of fairfield. you can see the differences in terms of the dry air in the hills with the breezy conditions. a little bit of cooling on the coast. past lunchtime, the temperatures starting to warm up. areas in orange showing low to mid-80s inland. mainly 70s around the inner bay. cooler air punching inland out towards livermore. today, still 80s inland. morning miss the and more fog inland across the bay area. >>> folks at bay bridge toll plaza, the metering light is on and in full effect. just about 6:00 is when it happened. look at how quickly. just over five minutes of backup, already back past the 880. no surprises. the arrow marking the east shore freeway. very nice flow. pretty light coming down off of that richmond bridge. it will start to build dramatically over the next half hour. reports of a crash. it sounds like a hit and run. no major injuries. that may be a distraction for folks.
Apr 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. the old records were mostly in the 80s. and today we broke some of them by as much as 5 degrees. napa is 87, 5 degrees warmer than the old record. oakland sets a record, san rafael, mountain view, livermore, a few more before it's done because it's still warming up. at 4 minutes after 6:00 it's still in the mid-80s at concord and it's still in the mid-80s in santa rosa. but there's relief in sight as high pressure that's offshore begins to weaken enough to allow some stratus to work up from southern california that will cool us down especially midweek. we'll tell you how much and when to expect that little puff of relief into the bay area when we do the forecast in a few minutes. allen? >> thank you. >>> checking bay area headlines, two people were hurt when a refrigeration unit ruptured at a richmond grocery store. now, we're told a repairman was servicing the unit when it blew. he got an injury to his hand and a store employee being treated for chemical inhalation. >>> stores in a san jose mall are open for business after a gas leak prompted evacuations today. construction crews hi
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
in san francisco, 88 in santa rosa. that's a record. 87 at napa. 90 at fairfield. concord snapped a record. 87 at livermore. almost a record. and yet if summer in april isn't your idea of a good time, there is relief in sight and we'll have that when we do the forecast about 5 minutes from now. we'll see you then. >> all right, brian, thanks. >>> today is earth day. san mateo county and four cities are showing their support for the environment by banning plastic shopping bags. we sent kpix 5's len ramirez to find out the pros and cons. >> reporter: allen, i'm here in san jose. and san jose was one of the first big cities to have a bag ordinance in effect. it's been going on for more than a year so a lot of folks are getting used to the idea. and regular shoppers say it is now the new normal. >>> reporter: life after the plastic bag ban in san jose. >> i'm glad you asked. >> reporter: a year and five months since it's been on the books, and it's not a sad sack story for jill malone. >> you know, i just have a bunch of bags in my car. if i forget sometimes i just put the food in a c